Megane Sport Tourer Askam-in-Furness

While some estates can compromise a car’s styling with a longer roofline and upright rear screen, the Sport Tourer in Askam-in-Furness is a good-looking extension of the five-door’s elongated silhouette. Highlights include C-shaped tail-lamps, which sit proud of the boot surface, adding a three-dimensional look to the rear.

T T Fish Ltd
01229 462114
252 Ireleth Road
Askam In Furness

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01229 581681
Princes St
Ulverston

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Princes Street
Ulverston

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Mill Brow Service Station
01229 462477
Barrow In Furness

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Speed Of Sound
01229 870629
66 Hindpool Road
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01229 772639
Market Street
Millom

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01229 467255
102-104 Market Street
Dalton In Furness

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01229 585027
10 Parkhead Road
Ulverston

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Tannery Complex
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The reinvention of Renault is almost complete. The Mégane Sport Tourer will be the 10th new model to emerge this year, and the fifth Mégane – the family already comprises hatch, Coupé, Grand Scenic and Scenic variants.

While some estates can compromise a car’s styling with a longer roofline and upright rear screen, the Sport Tourer is a good-looking extension of the five-door’s elongated silhouette. Highlights include C-shaped tail-lamps, which sit proud of the boot surface, adding a three-dimensional look to the rear.

The wheelbase has grown to 2,702mm – that’s 62mm longer than the hatch – which not only gives more composed handling, but also extra cabin space. Boot capacity ranges from 524 litres with the rear seats in place to 1,600 litres when they’re folded – either way, a 30 per cent rise.

As with other Méganes, the driving experience is short on thrills, but Renault has balanced ride comfort and body control well. There’s enough steering feel to keep you interested, while the noise insulation is excellent for a car in this class.

Our flagship dCi 160 diesel packs surprising punch. A huge 380Nm of torque gives the car superb cruising ability – sixth is the only gear you’ll need for travelling between 50mph and 70mph on the motorway. Three other oil-burners offer between 105bhp and 128bhp, and all emit less than 135g/km. The five petrol options include 128bhp 1.4 and 178bhp 2.0-litre versions of the TCe units.

Author: Jack Rix

Megane Sport Tourer